Bailey Cove Morning

Bailey Cove Morning: Wicked City

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 10:00am - 11:00am

PLEASE NOTE: this meeting has been rescheduled from the 12th!  We hope to see you here at the Library!

Bailey Cove Morning: Dreaming in Chinese : Mandarin lessons in life, love, and language

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 10:00am - 11:00am

 Deborah Fallows has spent much of her life learning languages and traveling around the world. But nothing prepared her for the surprises of learning Mandarin, China's most common language, or the intensity of living in Shanghai and Beijing. Over time, she realized that her struggles and triumphs in studying the language of her adopted home provided small clues to deciphering the behavior and habits of its people,and its culture's conundrums.

Bailey Cove Morning - Kennedy's Brain

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Convinced that her beloved twenty-eight-year-old son was killed in spite of a police ruling that he committed suicide, archaeologist Louise Cantor travels throughout the world in search of answers, an endeavor marked by additional murders, dangerous secrets, and sobering truths about the African AIDS epidemic. This discussion will also be the Book Club holiday potluck with a Swedish theme. Mankell is a Swedish author, and Monday, December 13, is St. Lucy's Day. Bring your favorite Swedish treat!

Bailey Cove Morning - Postmistress

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am

The stories of a small Cape Cod postmistress and an American radio reporter stationed in London collide on the eve of the United States's entrance into
World War II, a meeting that is shaped by a broken promise to deliver a letter.

Bailey Cove Morning - Three Cups of Tea

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Traces how the author, having been rescued and resuscitated by Himalayan villagers after a failed attempt to climb K2, worked to build schools that
would benefit the young girls who were forbidden an education by Taliban restrictions.

Bailey Cove Morning: The Help

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am

In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town and the way women--black and white, mothers and daughters--view one another.

Bailey Cove Morning: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Perhaps the best-loved nineteenth-century American novel, Mark Twain's tale of boyhood adventure overflows with comedy, warmth, and slapstick energy. It brings to life and array of irresistible characters—the awesomely self-confident Tom, his best buddy Huck Finn, indulgent Aunt Polly, and the lovely, beguiling Becky—as well as such unforgettable incidents as whitewashing a fence, swearing an oath in blood, and getting lost in a dark and labyrinthine cave. This novel is the 2010 selection for Alabama's state-wide The Big Read.

Bailey Cove Morning: The Egyptologist

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am

From the bestselling author of Prague comes a witty, inventive, brilliantly constructed novel about an Egyptologist obsessed with finding the tomb of an apocryphal king. This darkly comic labyrinth of a story opens on the desert plains of Egypt in 1922, then winds its way from the slums of Australia to the ballrooms of Boston by way of Oxford, the battlefields of the First World War, and a royal court in turmoil.

Bailey Cove Morning - Julie & Julia

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Julie Powell is 30 years old, living in a tiny apartment in Queens and working at a soul-sucking secretarial job that's going nowhere. She needs something to break the monotony of her life, and she invents a deranged assignment. She will take her mother's worn, dog-eared copy of Julia Child's 1961 classic Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and she will cook all 524 recipes -- in the span of one year.

Bailey Cove Morning - The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin. For generations, the Sawtelles have raised and trained a fictional breed of dog whose thoughtful companionship is epitomized by Almondine, Edgar's lifelong companion. But with the unexpected return of Claude, Edgar's uncle, turmoil consumes the Sawtelle's once-peaceful home. When Edgar's father dies suddenly, Claude insinuates himself into the life of the farm – and into Edgar's mother's affections.

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